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Auction 189, Lot 700

"Carte pour Contribuer a Indiquer la Connoissance des Premiers Principes des Fortifications, Ainsi que l'Ordre de l'Attaque, et de la Deffence des Places, les Campemens et Dispositions des Armees...", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Prints - Military

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Black & White

23.4 x 19.5 inches
59.4 x 49.5 cm
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This interesting and informative sheet is dedicated to the art of war. It is filled with small illustrations showing fortification design, numerous types of weapons from swords to cannons and grenades, as well as strategies for attacking or defending a location. Includes a key at bottom.


Condition: A

Issued folding with minor soiling, a bit of extraneous creasing along the vertical folds, and marginal toning.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/14/2022